My very first project. It was rather in the beginning when I just began to experiment with make-up that I did this series. Actually it all started with just one little tree. The idea came in spring, as I was walking through an avenue lined with beautiful cherry blossom trees. I was wondering if it was possible to use a face as a canvas, turning every asset of it into a tree. Even the hair I wanted to put up straight so it would resemble branches and leaves. So I started by creating one single spring tree.
What do you think? Does it? Can you be really good at just the one thing, or at a few things simultaneously? Can you combine different fields without having to give in to loss of quality in one job or the other? A lot of people, even people really close to me, or persons I look(ed) up to, told me that this just wasn’t possible —that in the end I really needed to choose because it would always end up to my disadvantage.
Besides make-up, I love doing hair, because it completes your look. If you are a professional make-up artist, it's essential to have a bit of hairskills because in a lot of situations, the crew or clients will expect that you can do this also. There isn't always the budget or the time to work with a make-up artist and a hairdresser as well, so they expect you to do the two. But, in my opnion, if you do a specific look, you of all people should know which hairstyle would match best. So also for that reason, I think it's really important that you can do both.